Clarence David Kingston, 93, died Monday, December 17, 1990 at his home of natural causes.
Born March 26, 1897 in Grover, Wyoming, a son of Charles and Mary Pricilla Lerwill Tucker Kingston. Married Viva Witt, March 20, 1918, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.Mr. Kingston moved to Evanston, Wyoming and then to Ammon, Idaho. He moved to Taylor, Utah, where he resided for 65 years and then to Ogden in 1986. He attended the Weber Academy. He was an active member of the Taylor LDS Ward. He was a High Priest and had held offices in the Taylor Ward and the Weber Stake High Council. He was a member of the Mt. Ogden Ward, and presently a member of the Ogden 37th Ward. He taught religious classes over a period of 50 years. He was a farmer, community leader and businessman and at one time the owner and operator of the Yellowstone Hotel and Trailway Bus Depot. He was the founder and first President of the Taylor/West Weber Water District. He was a member of the Weber County School Board for 12 years, serving four of those years as president. He was also a member of the Weber County Planning Commission.
Surviving are his wife, Viva, Ogden; four sons and two daughters, Mark and Verla Kingston, Mountain Green; Wayne and Ruth Kingston, Ogden; Melvin Ray Kingston, Salt Lake City; Ronald Kingston, Taylor; Mrs. (Robert) Maxine Dontas, Ogden; Mrs. (Kay) Buelah Barker, Roy; daughters-in-law, Joan Penman Kingston, Salt Lake City; Darla Kay Stephens Kingston, Ogden; 23 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, eight sisters, one grandson, four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services Thursday, 1 p.m., Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 6-8 p.m. and Thursday, 12 Noon-12:45 p.m. Interment: Lindquist's Washington Heights Memorial Park.
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